Blood, Blood Everywhere (Dr. Nathan Nielsen – May 12, 2017)

Pearls When approaching a major hemorrhage scenario, there are several considerations before even contemplating the use of blood products: IV access (including intraosseus lines) Source control (involving interventionists, including surgeons, early) Anti-coagulant antidotes/reversal agents The optimal transfusion “ratio” is not presently known, if there is one.  The 1:1:1 RBC/plasma/platelet ratio …

Top Articles from Critical Care/Pulmonary Journals (April, 2017)

Critical Care Top Articles for April 2017 Compiled by Dr. Chok Limsuwat PG VI Download PDF Here   AJRCM 1. DJ-1/PARK7 Impairs Bacterial Clearance in Sepsis. Amatullah H, Shan Y, Beauchamp BL, Gali PL, Gupta S, Maron-Gutierrez T, Speck ER, Fox-Robichaud AE, Tsang JL, Mei SH, Mak TW, Rocco PR, Semple JW, …